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2Kings 15
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Uzziah Rules in Judah

15Uzziah son of Amaziah began to rule over Judah in the twenty-seventh year of the reign of King Jeroboam II of Israel.H6242H8141H7651H8141H3379H4428H3478H5838H1121H558H4428H3063H4427 2He was sixteen years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem fifty-two years. His mother was Jecoliah from Jerusalem.H8337H6240H8141H1121H4427H4427H8147H2572H8141H3389H517H8034H3203H3389 3He did what was pleasing in the LORD's sight, just as his father, Amaziah, had done.H6213H3477H5869H3068H1H558H6213 4But he did not destroy the pagan shrines, and the people still offered sacrifices and burned incense there.H1116H5493H5971H2076H6999H1116 5The LORD struck the king with leprosy, which lasted until the day he died. He lived in isolation in a separate house. The king's son Jotham was put in charge of the royal palace, and he governed the people of the land.H3068H5060H4428H6879H3117H4194H3427H2669H1004H3147H4428H1121H1004H8199H5971H776 6The rest of the events in Uzziah's reign and everything he did are recorded in The Book of the History of the Kings of Judah.H3499H1697H5838H6213H3789H5612H1697H3117H4428H3063 7When Uzziah died, he was buried with his ancestors in the City of David. And his son Jotham became the next king.H5838H7901H1H6912H1H5892H1732H3147H1121H4427

Zechariah Rules in Israel

8Zechariah son of Jeroboam II began to rule over Israel in the thirty-eighth year of King Uzziah's reign in Judah. He reigned in Samaria six months.H7970H8141H8083H8141H5838H4428H3063H2148H1121H3379H4427H3478H8111H8337H2320 9Zechariah did what was evil in the LORD's sight, as his ancestors had done. He refused to turn from the sins that Jeroboam son of Nebat had led Israel to commit.H6213H7451H5869H3068H1H6213H5493H2403H3379H1121H5028H3478H2398 10Then Shallum son of Jabesh conspired against Zechariah, assassinated him in public, and became the next king.H7967H1121H3003H7194H5221H6905H5971H4191H4427 11The rest of the events in Zechariah's reign are recorded in The Book of the History of the Kings of Israel.H3499H1697H2148H3789H5612H1697H3117H4428H3478 12So the LORD's message to Jehu came true: "Your descendants will be kings of Israel down to the fourth generation."H1697H3068H1696H3058H559H1121H3427H3678H3478H7243

Shallum Rules in Israel

13Shallum son of Jabesh began to rule over Israel in the thirty-ninth year of King Uzziah's reign in Judah. Shallum reigned in Samaria only one month.H7967H1121H3003H4427H8672H7970H8141H5818H4428H3063H4427H3117H3391H8111 14Then Menahem son of Gadi went to Samaria from Tirzah and assassinated him, and he became the next king.H4505H1121H1424H5927H8656H935H8111H5221H7967H1121H3003H8111H4191H4427 15The rest of the events in Shallum's reign, including his conspiracy, are recorded in The Book of the History of the Kings of Israel.H3499H1697H7967H7195H7194H3789H5612H1697H3117H4428H3478

Menahem Rules in Israel

16At that time Menahem destroyed the town of Tappuah and all the surrounding countryside as far as Tirzah, because its citizens refused to surrender the town. He killed the entire population and ripped open the pregnant women.H4505H5221H8607H1366H8656H6605H5221H2030H1234 17Menahem son of Gadi began to rule over Israel in the thirty-ninth year of King Uzziah's reign in Judah. He reigned in Samaria ten years.H8672H8141H7970H8141H5838H4428H3063H4505H1121H1424H4427H3478H6235H8141H8111 18But Menahem did what was evil in the LORD's sight. During his entire reign, he refused to turn from the sins that Jeroboam son of Nebat had led Israel to commit.H6213H7451H5869H3068H5493H3117H2403H3379H1121H5028H3478H2398 19Then King Tiglath-pileser of Assyria invaded the land. But Menahem paid him thirty-seven tons of silver to gain his support in tightening his grip on royal power.H6322H4428H804H935H776H4505H5414H6322H505H3603H3701H3027H2388H4467H3027 20Menahem extorted the money from the rich of Israel, demanding that each of them pay fifty pieces of silver to the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria turned from attacking Israel and did not stay in the land.H4505H3318H3701H3478H1368H2428H259H376H2572H8255H3701H5414H4428H804H4428H804H7725H5975H776 21The rest of the events in Menahem's reign and everything he did are recorded in The Book of the History of the Kings of Israel.H3499H1697H4505H6213H3789H5612H1697H3117H4428H3478 22When Menahem died, his son Pekahiah became the next king.H4505H7901H1H6494H1121H4427

Pekahiah Rules in Israel

23Pekahiah son of Menahem began to rule over Israel in the fiftieth year of King Uzziah's reign in Judah. He reigned in Samaria two years.H2572H8141H8141H5838H4428H3063H6494H1121H4505H4427H3478H8111H8141 24But Pekahiah did what was evil in the LORD's sight. He refused to turn from the sins that Jeroboam son of Nebat had led Israel to commit.H6213H7451H5869H3068H5493H2403H3379H1121H5028H3478H2398 25Then Pekah son of Remaliah, the commander of Pekahiah's army, conspired against him. With fifty men from Gilead, Pekah assassinated the king, along with Argob and Arieh, in the citadel of the palace at Samaria. And Pekah reigned in his place.H6492H1121H7425H7991H7194H5221H8111H759H4428H1004H709H745H2572H376H1121H1569H4191H4427 26The rest of the events in Pekahiah's reign and everything he did are recorded in The Book of the History of the Kings of Israel.H3499H1697H6494H6213H3789H5612H1697H3117H4428H3478

Pekah Rules in Israel

27Pekah son of Remaliah began to rule over Israel in the fifty-second year of King Uzziah's reign in Judah. He reigned in Samaria twenty years.H8147H8141H2572H8141H5838H4428H3063H6492H1121H7425H4427H3478H8111H6242H8141 28But Pekah did what was evil in the LORD's sight. He refused to turn from the sins that Jeroboam son of Nebat had led Israel to commit.H6213H7451H5869H3068H5493H2403H3379H1121H5028H3478H2398 29During Pekah's reign, King Tiglath-pileser of Assyria attacked Israel again, and he captured the towns of Ijon, Abel-beth-maacah, Janoah, Kedesh, and Hazor. He also conquered the regions of Gilead, Galilee, and all of Naphtali, and he took the people to Assyria as captives.H3117H6492H4428H3478H935H8407H4428H804H3947H5859H62H3239H6943H2674H1568H1551H776H5321H1540H804 30Then Hoshea son of Elah conspired against Pekah and assassinated him. He began to rule over Israel in the twentieth year of Jotham son of Uzziah.H1954H1121H425H7194H7195H6492H1121H7425H5221H4191H4427H6242H8141H3147H1121H5818 31The rest of the events in Pekah's reign and everything he did are recorded in The Book of the History of the Kings of Israel.H3499H1697H6492H6213H3789H5612H1697H3117H4428H3478

Jotham Rules in Judah

32Jotham son of Uzziah began to rule over Judah in the second year of King Pekah's reign in Israel.H8147H8141H6492H1121H7425H4428H3478H3147H1121H5818H4428H3063H4427 33He was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem sixteen years. His mother was Jerusha, the daughter of Zadok.H2568H6242H8141H1121H4427H4427H8337H6240H8141H3389H517H8034H3388H1323H6659 34Jotham did what was pleasing in the LORD's sight. He did everything his father, Uzziah, had done.H6213H3477H5869H3068H6213H1H5818H6213 35But he did not destroy the pagan shrines, and the people still offered sacrifices and burned incense there. He rebuilt the upper gate of the Temple of the LORD.H1116H5493H5971H2076H6999H1116H1129H5945H8179H1004H3068 36The rest of the events in Jotham's reign and everything he did are recorded in The Book of the History of the Kings of Judah.H3499H1697H3147H6213H3789H5612H1697H3117H4428H3063 37In those days the LORD began to send King Rezin of Aram and King Pekah of Israel to attack Judah.H3117H3068H2490H7971H3063H7526H4428H758H6492H1121H7425 38When Jotham died, he was buried with his ancestors in the City of David. And his son Ahaz became the next king.H3147H7901H1H6912H1H5892H1732H1H271H1121H4427


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